University of Newcastle

Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Honours) (Radiation Therapy)

University of Newcastle

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00109J

Our Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Honours) (Radiation Therapy) degree is Australia’s leading study program in the discipline. Our graduates are sought after worldwide, working to eradicate cancer using superb medical competence and the world’s most advanced cancer treatment technology. As a Radiation Therapist, you can make a real difference in the lives of cancer patients and their families. Also known as radiotherapy, radiation therapy uses sophisticated radiation technology to target and destroy cancer cells and shrink tumours – allowing cancer to be treated, managed and cured. Our students learn to use radiation therapy as the primary treatment, or used alongside other treatments such as surgery or chemotherapy.


300 units of compulsory courses20 units of electivesStudents will complete approximately 42 weeks of practical experience throughout the program in a variety of settings both locally and nationally.


  • anatomy
  • behavioural science
  • clinical methods
  • imaging and treatment technologies
  • oncology
  • phsyiology
  • research

Standard entry requirements

Year 12 HSC or ATAR equivalentEnglish language proficiencyIELTS overall minimum - 7.0IELTS section minimum - 7.0

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Callaghan International: $152,086
  • ATAR: 76
  • Full-time : 4 years

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